MONROE – A1033449
***GONE 04/28/15*** 17-POUND SPAYED “STRAY” SWEETHEART NUZZLED, CHIRPED, AND PURRED DURING INTAKE, BUT WILL NOW DIE DUE TO HER FEAR – PLEASE GRANT MONROE A DEATH ROW PARDON!!! Darling 17-pound MONROE, a 4-year-old brown tabby and white girl with perfect facial markings, was stuffed into the kill-happy ACC as a SPAYED “STRAY”. During her ACC intake, this zaftig lovebug NUZZLED, CHIRPED, AND PURRED! But this is one smart kitty who quickly realized the ACC means her mortal harm. Monroe was PUNISHED for her fear with New Hope Only and fast-tracked to the noon kill list for tomorrow, despite a SECOND eval in which she HEADBUTTED her way to a good EXPERIENCE rating! Please step up for this dear betrayed girl, who deserves a second chance at a loving forever home. Start RIGHT NOW to apply to foster or adopt marvelous MONROE from the approved New Hope rescue groups! If you can’t save MONROE yourself, please SHARE her sad story and PLEDGE for her rescue!
My name is MONROE. My Animal ID # is A1033449.
I am a spayed female brn tabby and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 04/17/2015 from NY 10029, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/17/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 17.2 LBS.
RABIES- RHL FVRCP-RFL
04/17/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/17/15 08:58 During intake cat approached extended hand, sniffed and head-butted it. When touched she had soft, relaxed body and allowed to be scanned (negative), collared, pictured, and transferred without aggression. When inside new carrier sat at front and would nuzzle door and chirp/purr. When given food was uninterested and would continue to solicit attention.
No Web Memo
04/23/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Update: 04/23/15 Reaction to assessor: Monroe becomes stiff and alert. She is focused on the assessor. When softly spoken to, she begins to growl and her eyes dilate. Reaction to cage door opening: Monroe gets up and prepares to swat. Reaction to touch: Monroe does not allow stroke; she yowls, hisses, swats, spits, bites, and swats at the assessor’s hand. Note: Monroe was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to her behavior in her previous home. She was soft and relaxed upon intake, and continually tried to solicit attention from the counselors. However, she was tense and nervous during her initial medical exam. She was tolerant of touch, but currently tries to avoid it, and does not allow handling without becoming defensive and striking out. Behavior Determination: NH ONLY Monroe’s behavior has been progressively deteriorating in the care center. She is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and/or may require further investigation before placement in a home. She has tried to swat, scratch, bite, and does not currently tolerate petting or handling. The behavior department feels that placement with a New Hope Partner is the best option at this time. _________________________________________________________________________________ Reaction to assessor: Monroe looks neutral in his cage when approached by the assessor. Reaction to door opening: Monroe remains sitting upright by the front of the cage, alert with eyes wide open. Reaction to touch: Monroe accepts the stroke, stands with tail up, and head-butts the assessor’s hand. She began to skin twitch during the touch then spins towards the hand and attempts to nip. Placement determination: Experience / no child Initially Monroe solicits petting and attention, but after a few soft passes over the body she begins to focus on the assessor hand. This may be a sign of petting-induced aggression, where repeated physical contact results in discomfort for the cat, or it may be a sign of overstimulation. As a result of this observed behavior we recommend adopters who are familiar with signs of behavioral arousal and agitation in cats, so that interactions can be ended before Monroe becomes reactive. Treats should be used to reward appropriate responses to physical attention. Due to the behaviors seen in the care center, we feel that this cat will do best in a calm, quiet home with experienced cat parents and without children.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
04/17/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
scan positive 0A102E5140 ear mite negative flea comb negative- treated with activyl obese spayed- scar seen tense, nervous during exam
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